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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Oct 2018 11:51 a.m. PST

…. The British Navy.

"A popular way to see the beautiful city of Bruges in Belgium is from a boat cruising along the city's many canals. The historic city center is conveniently enclosed within an ‘egg' encircled by canals allowing tourists to take a boat ride around the city center admiring the charming historic houses and churches. The city's canals themselves are worth seeing, particularly the tree-lined Bruges-Sluis Canal or the Damme Canal.

The canal is about 15 km long and connects Bruges to the Dutch border town of Sluis through the town of Damme. It was dug on the orders of Napoleon Bonaparte, and hence it is also called Napoleon Vaart, or Napoleon Canal…."


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I have the fortune to be there… a so beautifull place!… visit it if you can….

Amicalement
Armand

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